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Microsoft Build 2011

Just watched the keynote address from Microsoft Build 2011. Microsoft’s new take on what a modern software platform should be. Clearly heavily influenced by a reaction to Apple’s success with the iPad and the App Store. But where Apple are now trying to bring some of that success back to the Mac, Microsoft are really starting from scratch in this space and are building a strong unified platform. Some of the main themes from the demos as part of the Build keynote were clearly reactions to the new market for tablets New Metro tiled UI Touch Low-power, fast-start Serious work…

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